Davis International Fellows Recipients
Posted on July 26, 2012
Eight Wheaton students will be fanning out across the globe this summer to extend their learning through internships and research projects funded through the Davis International Fellows Program.
The program is designed to help students undertake educationally meaningful international experiences that link to academic or career interests. These can include internships, service/volunteer experiences or structured independent research.
Recipients receive a $5,000 stipend to support experiences of six to eight weeks during the summer break. This year's Davis International Fellows include:
- Benjamin Fagan ’13, an international relations major, will intern at Bolivian Express in Bolivia
- Alexander Herbert ’13, a history & Russian studies major, will intern at Moscow State History Museum in Russia
- Nanako Ota ’13, an anthropology major, will intern at Gross National Happiness Commission in Bhutan
- Lindsay Powell ’13, a sociology major, will intern at the Parliamentary Monitoring Group in South Africa
- Jessica Restrepo ’13, a chemistry major, will intern at Himal Dental Hospital in Nepal
- Juan Riano ’14, an anthropology & international relations double major, will intern at Center for Social Well Being in Peru
- Kat Ullrich ’14, an anthropology major, will intern at Cross Cultural Solutions in Guatemala
- Michelle Van Akin ’13, an anthropology & international relations double major, will intern at Orphelins Sida International in France